BURTON L. ZOHMAN, M.D.; BERNARD STERNBERG, M.D.
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Although magnesium is an important component of all tissues, its proper place in the various processes in the body is but vaguely understood. Outside of the skeletal system where it is found in small quantities, it occurs in all the other organs of the body, at times in even greater quantities than calcium. By the method of Denis,1 the blood stream contains quantities of magnesium ranging from 1.6 to 3.5 mg. per 100 c.c. Mathews 2 found it to be excreted in the urine to the amount of 1 gram per day as magnesium phosphate.
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ZOHMAN BL, STERNBERG B. THE PARENTERAL ADMINISTRATION OF MAGNESIUM SULPHATE IN HYPERTENSION*. Ann Intern Med. 1933;7:643–652. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-7-5-643
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;7(5):643-652.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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